Pigeon IdentificationApproximately 30cm long. They are usually blue-grey in colour (although other colours are common).
DescriptionAlso known as city doves or street pigeons, they are descended from wild rock doves. They thrive in an urban environment and only require the smallest amount of shelter on buildings. Pigeons feed on seeds, green feed, domestic scraps in and around cities and near roosting sites. Pigeons prefer to nest on ledges. 2 – 3 broods per year, with 2 eggs in each clutch. 17 – 19 day incubation period. Young birds spend 35 – 37 days in the nest.